The Loki Operator supports a number of Kubernetes and Loki releases.


The Loki Operator uses client-go to communicate with Kubernetes clusters. The supported Kubernetes cluster version is determined by client-go. The compatibility matrix for client-go and Kubernetes clusters can be found here. All additional compatibility is only best effort, or happens to still/already be supported. The currently used client-go version is “v0.23.5”.

Due to the use of CustomResourceDefinitions Kubernetes >= v1.7.0 is required.

Due to the use of CustomResourceDefinitions, requires Kubernetes >= v1.16.0.


The versions of Loki compatible to be run with the Loki Operator are:

  • v2.7.1
  • v2.7.2
  • v2.7.3
  • v2.7.4
  • v2.8.0
  • v2.8.3
  • v2.9.0
  • v2.9.1
  • v2.9.2
  • v2.9.3
  • v2.9.4
  • v2.9.6